Executive Committee

  • President:                Dana Goski / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • President-elect:       Elizabeth Dickey / North Carolina State University
  • Past President:        Tatsuki Ohji / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Treasurer:                Stephen Houseman / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • Executive Director:  Mark Mecklenborg  / ACerS

Board of Directors

  • Mario Affatigato / Coe College
  • Darryl Butt / University of Utah
  • Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • Monica Ferraris /  Politecnico di Torino
  • William Headrick / Missouri Refractories Co.
  • Eva Hemmer / University of Ottawa
  • John Kieffer / University of Michigan
  • Makio Naito / Osaka University
  • Jingyang Wang / Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research
  • Stephen Freiman, Parliamentarian / Freiman Consulting, Inc.

Finance Committee

  • Stephen Houseman, Chair / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • Dana Goski / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • Elizabeth Dickey / North Carolina State University
  • Mario Affatigato / Coe College
  • Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • Marina Pascucci / CeraNova Corp.

Past Presidents Council

  • 1973: James Johnson
  • 1977: Lyle Holmes
  • 1978: John Wachtman
  • 1987-88: Dale Niesz
  • 1988-89: William Rhodes
  • 1989-90: William Payne
  • 1990-91: Robert Eagan
  • 1991-92: Dennis Readey
  • 1994-95: David Johnson
  • 1995-96: Delbert Day
  • 1996-97: Carol Jantzen
  • 1997-98: James McCauley
  • 1998-99: Steven Freiman
  • 1999-00: Paul Becher
  • 2000-01: Robert Oxnard
  • 2001-02: James Houseman
  • 2002-03: Gary Messing
  • 2003-04: Kathryn Logan
  • 2004-05: John Marra
  • 2006-07: Katherine Faber
  • 2007-08: L. David Pye
  • 2008-09: John Kaniuk
  • 2009-10: Edwin Fuller
  • 2010-11: Marina Pascucci
  • 2011-12: George Wicks
  • 2012-13: Richard Brow
  • 2013-14: David Green
  • 2014-15: Kathleen Richardson
  • 2015-16: Mrityunjay Singh
  • 2016-17: William Lee
  • 2017-18: Michael Alexander
  • 2018-19: Sylvia Johnson
  • 2019-20: Tatsuki Ohji

Nominating Committee

  • 2019-20: Tatsuki Ohji, Chair / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • 2018-21: Keith Bowman / University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 2018-21: Martin Harmer / Lehigh University
  • 2018-21: Klaus-Markus Peters / Fireline, Inc.
  • 2019-22: Palani Balaya / National University of Singapore
  • 2019-22: Glenn Gates / Walters Art Museum
  • 2019-22: Michael Halbig / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2020-23: Manabu Fukushima / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • 2020-23: Liping Huang / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2020-23: Martha Mecartney / University of California, Irvine

Publications Committee

  • 2016-22: David Poerschke, Chair 2018-22 / University of Minnesota
  • 2017-21: Fei Chen / Wuhan University of Technology
  • 2017-21: Rick Ubic / Boise State University
  • 2018-22: Bikramjit Basu / IISc Bangalore
  • 2018-22: Peter Kroll / University of Texas at Arlington
  • 2019-23: Brian Gorman / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2019-23: Adam Stevenson / Saint-Gobain
  • 2020-24: Jessica Krogstad / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2020-24: Charmayne Lonergan / Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Book Publishing Sub-Committee

  • 2016-20: Jake Amoroso / Savannah River National Laboratory
  • 2017-20: Bikramjit Basu / IISc Bangalore
  • 2017-20: Ed Gorzkowski / Naval Research Labs
  • 2018-21: Gurpreet Singh / Kansas State University
  • 2020-23: Yiquan Wu / Alfred University

Bulletin Editorial Advisory Board

  • 2018-21: Daryl Butt / University of Utah
  • 2018-21: Michael Cinibulk / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2019-22: Eliana N. Muccillo / Nuclear & Energy Research Institute
  • 2019-22: Oomman K. Varghese / University of Houston
  • 2020-23: Mike Hill / Trans-Tech Inc
  • 2020-23: Kelley Wilkerson / Missouri Science & Technology University

Meetings Committee

  • 2015-22: Rodney Trice, Chair 2018-22 / Purdue University
  • 2018-21: Josh Pelletier / Imerys Aluminates
  • 2018-21: Taylor Sparks / University of Utah
  • 2019-22: Kathleen Cissel / MacAulay Brown, Inc.
  • 2019-22: Jessica Rimsza / Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2020-23: Surojit Gupta / University of North Dakota
  • 2020-23: Nobuhito Imanaka / Osaka University
  • 2020-23: Doris Möncke / Alfred University

Member Services Committee

  • 2018-22: Lisa Rueschhoff, Chair 2020-22 / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2017-21: Valerie Wiesner / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2018-22: Thomas Fischer / University of Cologne
  • 2019-23: Christos-Edward Athanasikou / Brown University
  • 2019-23: Surojit Gupta / University of North Dakota
  • 2020-24: Theresa Davey / Tohoku University
  • 2020-24: Kevin Fox / Savanah River National Laboratory
  • 2020-24: Scott McCormack / University of California, Davis

Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee

  • 2018-23: Ryan McCarty, Chair 2020-21 / Stanford University
  • 2017-21: Keith Bowman, Past Chair / University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 2017-21: Javier Garay / University of California Riverside
  • 2017-21: Qiang Fu / Corning Incorporated
  • 2017-22: Sossina Haile / Northwestern University
  • 2018-23: Veena Tikare / Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2019-24: Ashley Hampton / RHI Magnesita
  • 2019-24: Thomas Reeve / Lawrence Livermore Nat’l Lab
  • 2020-25: Margeaux Wallace / GE Research
  • 2020-22: Michael Walden, PCSA Rep / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2019-21: Victoria Christensen, PCSA Rep / University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 2018-21: Keith Bowman, Liaison to Multi-Society Diversity Council / University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Society Awards Committee

  • 2019-21: Ivar Reimanis, Chair 2020-21 / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2020-22: Kathy Lu / Virginia Tech

Distinguished Life Members Sub-Committee

  • 2016-21: Martin Harmer, Chair 2020-21 / Lehigh University
  • 2017-22: James Houseman / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • 2018-23: Marina Pascucci / CeraNova Corporation
  • 2019-24: Amar Bhalla / University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2020-25 Katherine Faber / Cal Tech

Panel of Fellows Sub-Committee

  • 2015-21: Dileep Singh, Chair 2019-21; Engineering Ceramics Division / Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2016-22: Ed Fuller, Art, Archaeology & Conservation Science Division / North Carolina State University
  • 2017-23: Karren More, Basic Science Division / Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 2018-21: Julian Jones, Bioceramics Division / Imperial College London
  • 2015-21: Jeffrey Bullard, Cements Division / University of Illinois
  • 2006-21: Amar Bhalla, Electronics Division / University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2018-21: Yutai Katoh, Energy Materials and Systems Division / Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 2015-21: Dileep Singh, Engineering Ceramics Division / Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2016-22: Jackie Johnson, Glass & Optical Materials Division / University of Tennessee Space Institute
  • 2015-21: Bill Carty, Manufacturing Division / Alfred University
  • 2010-22: Jeff Smith, Refractory Ceramics Division / Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • 2019-22: Mike Alexander, Structural Clay Products / Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
  • 2017-23: Geoff Brennecka, Education and Professional Development Council / Colorado School of Mines

Orton Memorial Lecture Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Gary Messing, Chair 2020-21 / Pennsylvania State University
  • 2019-22: Jingyang Wang / Institute of Metal Research
  • 2020-23: Kazumi Kato / AIST
  • 2020-24: Yoon-Bong Hahn / Chonbuk National University
  • 2020-25: Perena Gouma / The Ohio State University

Ross Coffin Purdy Award Sub-Committee

  • 2016-21: Julian Jones, Chair 2020-21 / Imperial College London
  • 2017-22: Haiyan Wang / Purdue University
  • 2018-23: Kathleen Richardson / University of Central Florida
  • 2019-24: Lisa Klein / Rutgers University
  • 2020-25: Xingbo Liu / West Virginia University

John Jeppson Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Beth Opila, Chair 2020-21 / University of Virginia
  • 2018-21: Jill Glass / retired
  • 2018-21: Yanchun Zhou / Aerospace Research Institute of Materials & Processing Technology
  • 2019-22: Ruyan Guo / University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2019-22: Jie Zhang / Institute of Metal Research
  • 2019-22: Katalin Balazsi / Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Coble Award Sub-Committee

  • 2016-21: Jon Binner, Chair 2020-21 / University of Birmingham
  • 2017-22: Wataru Sakamoto / Nagoya University
  • 2018-23: Charles Lewinsohn
  • 2019-24: Elizabeth Hoffman / Savannah River National Lab
  • 2020-25: Matthew Creedon / Washington Mills North Grafton, Inc

Frontiers of Science & Society Rustum Roy Lecture Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Greg Rohrer, Chair 2020-21 / Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2019-22: Palani Balaya / National University of Singapore
  • 2020-23: Beth Opila / University of Virginia
  • 2020-24: Young-Wook Kim / University of Seoul
  • 2020-25: Olivia Graeve / University of California, San Diego

W. David Kingery Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Bikramjit Basu, Chair 2020-21 / IISc Bangalore
  • 2018-21: Carolina Tallon / Virginia Tech
  • 2019-22: Valentina Casalegno / Politecnico Di Torino
  • 2019-22: Hui-Suk Yun / Korea Institute of Materials Science
  • 2020-25: Ryan O’Hayre / Colorado School of Mines

Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Per Eklund, Chair 2020-21 / Linkoping University
  • 2018-21: Ricardo Castro / University of California, Davis
  • 2019-22: Yiquan Wu / Alfred University
  • 2019-22: Isabel Knowlton Lloyd / University of Maryland
  • 2020-25: James Bennett / National Energy Technology Lab

Richard M. Fulrath Awards Sub-Committee

  • 2016-21: Susan Troiler-McKinstry, Chair 2019-21 / Pennsylvania State University
  • 2017-22: Andrew Gyekenyesi / Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • 2018-23: Kiyoshi Shimamura / National Institute for Materials Science
  • 2019-24: Michael Halbig / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2020-25 Junichi Tatami / Yokohama National University

Corporate Environmental Achievement Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Kristin Breder, Chair 2020-21 / Saint-Gobain High Performance Materials
  • 2019-22: Shawn M. Allan / Lithoz America, LLC
  • 2020-23: Jed Lee / Meridian Brick
  • 2020-24: Dawn Mandich / Superior Technical Ceramics
  • 2020-25: Keith DeCarlo / Blasch Precision Ceramics

Corporate Technical Achievement Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Reinhard Lenk, Chair 2020-21 / CeramTec GmbH
  • 2019-22: Shoko Suyama / Toshiba Corp.
  • 2020-23: Steven Ashlock / Kyanite Mining Corporation
  • 2020-24: Jenny Wang / AdValue Technology LLC
  • 2020-25: Mark Snyder / Almatis, Inc

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Committee

  • 2018-21: Laeticia Petit, Chair 2020-21/ Tempere University of Technology
  • 2019-22: George Wicks / Applied Research Center
  • 2020-23: Delia Brauer / Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 2020-24: Zhengyi Fu / Wuhan University of Technology
  • 2020-25: Manoj Mahapatra / University of Alabama at Birmingham

Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award Committee

  • 2020-21: Kathryn Goetschius, Chair / Guardian Glass
  • 2020-22: Lisa Rueschhoff / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2020-21: Valerie Wiesner / NASA Langley Research Center

Medal for Advancement in Ceramic Technology Award Committee

  • 2016-21: Clive Randall, Chair 2020-21 / Pennsylvania State University
  • 2017-22: Alexander Michaelis / Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies & Systems IKTS
  • 2018-23: Stuart Hampshire / University of Limerick
  • 2019-24: Sudipta Seal / University of Central Florida
  • 2020-25: B. Reeja Jayan / Carnegie Mellon University

Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award Committee

  • 2017-21: Jingyang Wang / Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research
  • 2017-21: Rajiv Asthana / University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • 2019-23: Mrityunjay Singh / OAI, NASA
  • 2019-23: Sungwook Mhin. KCerS
  • 2019-23: Soshu Kirihara, CerSJ

Global Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee

  • 2020-21: Sanjay Mathur, Chair 2020-21 / University of Cologne
  • 2017-21: Roger Narayan / North Carolina State University
  • 2018-22: William Lee / Imperial College London
  • 2019-23: Winnie Kwai Wong-Ng / NIST
  • 2020-24: Matthew Lambert / Allied Mineral Products, LLC

Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Trudy Kriven, Chair 2020-21 / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2018-22: Shmuel Hayuns / Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • 2018-23: Hans Seifert / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2019-24: Gustavo Costa / Vantage Parnters, LLC, NASA
  • 2020-25: Pavel Mogilevsky / UES, Inc.

Rishi Raj Medal for Innovation and Commercialization in Ceramics Sub-Committee

  • 2020-21: Jennifer Lewis, Chair 2020-21 / Harvard University
  • 2020-22: Frank Anderson / CoorsTek
  • 2020-23:  Olivier Guillon / Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • 2020-24: Hidehiro Yoshida / University of Tokyo
  • 2020-25: Federico Rosei / INRS

ECerS-ACerS Joint Award

  • 2019-22: Dana Goski / Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
  • 2019-22: Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • 2019-22: Sanjay Mathur / University of Cologne
  • 2019-22: Francis Cambier / European Ceramic Society
  • 2019-22: Richard Todd / University of Oxford
  • 2019-22: Pavol Sajgalik / Slovak Academy of Sciences

Strategic Planning & Emerging Opportunities Committee

  • 2019-20: Elizabeth Dickey, Chair, President-elect / North Carolina State University
  • 2020-21: Sanjay Mathur, President-elect Nominee / University of Cologne
  • 2018-22: David Poerschke, Publications Committee Chair / University of Minnesota
  • 2018-22: Rodney Trice, Meetings Committee Chair / Purdue University
  • 2020-22: Lisa Rueschhoff, Member Services Committee Chair / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2018-21: Valerie Wiesner, Member / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2018-21: Eva Hemmer, Member / University of Ottawa
  • 2019-22: Manabu Fukushima / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • 2020-23: Victoria Blair / US Army Research Lab
  • 2020-21: Kathryn Goetschius / Guardian Glass

Material Advantage Committee

  • Edmund Moore / Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Marissa Reigel / Savannah River National Laboratory
  • R. Allen Kimel / The Pennsylvania State Universith
  • Amanda Krause / University of Florida

ABET Representatives

  • Janet Callahan / Michigan Technological University
  • Harrie Stevens / Alfred University (retired)
  • Bill Mullins / U.S. Navy
  • Alix Clare / New York State College of Ceramics
  • William Hammetter / retired
  • Grant Norton / Washington State University

Young Professionals Network

  • 2019-21 Kathryn Goetschius, Co-chair / Guardian Industries
  • 2020-22 Yuxuan Gong, Co-chair / Owens Corning

Education and Professional Development Council

  • 2019-21: Ashley Hilmas, Co-chair / University of Michigan
  • 2019-21: Jessica Rimsza, Co-chair / Sandia National Laboratories

Humanitarian Activities Network

  • Ian Nettleship, Co-chair / University of Pittsburgh
  • Clive Randall, Co-chair / Pennsylvania State University

Presidents Council of Student Advisers

  • 2020-21: Michael Walden, PCSA Chair / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2020-21: Tess Marconie, Communications Committee Chair / Purdue University
  • 2020-21: Spencer Dahl, Outreach Committee Chair / University of California, Davis
  • 2020-21: Carli Marsico, Programming Committee Chair / University of Washington
  • 2020-21: Jesse Hinricher, Recruitment Committee Chair / Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2020-21: Kimberly Gliebe, External Partnership Committee Chair / Case Western Reserve University
  • 2019-21: Victoria Blair, Mentor-at-Large / US Army Research Laboratory